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Detroit Artists Market presents ABSTRACTION

ABSTRACTION: Artist | Viewer | Dialog
Juried by Lester Johnson

“Abstraction is improvisational with layers of meaning and a search for truth. A search for self-awareness. A lyrical blending of connected memory and interpretive thoughts. Listening to your inner voice makes abstraction your reality.” – Lester Johnson

The Detroit Artists Market is pleased to present ABSTRACTION: Artist | Viewer | Dialog, a group exhibition juried by Lester Johnson, prolific Detroit artist and former professor of Fine Arts at the College for Creative Studies. On view May 1 through May 30, 2015, Abstraction delivers a sensory experience of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works of art created by 38 Detroit-area artists. The exhibition opens to the public on Friday, May 1 with a reception from 6-9 p.m.

Exhibiting Artists
Harold Allen, Kathleen Arkles, Jeanne Bieri, Holly Branstner, Aimee Cameron, Barbara Dorchen, Biz Drouillard, Denise I. Dunn, Linda Ferguson, Marcia Freedman, Deborah Friedman, Bruce Giffin, Dennis Guastella, Janet Hamrick, Robert Hansen, Carole Harris, Katie Hawley, Bill Jackson, Meighen Jackson, Ray Katz, Janet Kelman, Kip Kowalski, Vic Lupu, Laura Makar, Michael McNeil, Alice Moss, Marcyanna Parzych, Brian Pitman, Marcia Polenberg, David Rubello, Lindy Shewbridge, Richard Skelton, Dolores Slowinski, Ann Smith, Roshan Toma, Rick Vian, George Vidas and Mark Zapico.

Juror - Lester Johnson
A native Detroiter, he received both his B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Johnson recently retired after thirty-five years as a professor of Fine Arts at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. During his long and productive career as a renowned fine artist, Johnson has exhibited his work in the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York as well as numerous galleries both national and international.

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